Week 16 NFL Trends: Seahawks Undervalued After Blowout Loss to Rams?
We know you are busy with last-minute holiday shopping but Week 16 is must-watch with games that will have a meaningful impact on the playoff picture. To get you ready for another NFL weekend, here are some trends to know: There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to […]
Week 13 NFL Trends: Can bettors trust the Patriots on the road?
There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information, you can easily build and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for the most interesting NFL games. Some trends will be team […]
How to bet the Browns to go 0-16
The Browns (0-10) are the worst team in football. Cleveland ranks 32nd in our Power Ratings, and are the only winless team in the NFL. Entering Week 12, 28 franchises still had an outside shot at making the playoffs according to our simulations. The Browns were eliminated from postseason contention by our numbers in Week […]
Most Losses Before a Win
The Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Chargers, New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers are all 0-4. Which winless team will tally the most defeats before a victory? Most Losses Before a Win (BetOnline) Los Angeles Chargers +200 Cleveland Browns +250 San Francisco 49ers +275 New York Giants +300 Eli Manning and the G-Men have the […]
Will the Browns win a road game in 2017?
The last time the Browns won a road game Johnny Manziel was on the roster. Johnny Football is hoping to crack the CFL next season. Cleveland has lost 15 straight games away from home including a 31-28 defeat in Indy last Sunday. The Browns opened as road favorites against the Colts. Despite an 0-3 start, […]
Trend of the Week: Browns vs Steelers
Context Pittsburgh will begin its 2017 season on the road in Cleveland. The Steelers are Super Bowl contenders and the Browns are vying to not be the worst team in the NFL. The Killer B’s opened as 9-point favorites over the downtrodden Browns. Should you bet the team with title aspirations or the perennial cellar […]
How to bet the 2017 AFC North
Want to know how to bet the AFC North? Here is a look at each team’s division odds, win total, and odds to make the playoffs and win the Super Bowl. Our projections are based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017 NFL season using team statistics and adjusting for Strength of Schedule. Division Odds There […]
Is it smart to fade a rookie quarterback in Week 1?
The Cleveland Browns will start rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer in the season opener vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers. Less than 40% of spread bets are on the Browns +8 in the first game of the season. Is it smart to fade a rookie quarterback in Week 1? This is the tenth straight year that a rookie […]
Teams that blow halftime leads regress
You probably know that Cleveland was bad last year. The Browns won one game and by nearly every metric were one of the worst teams in the league. What you might not know is that despite the 15 losses, the team actually held leads in six games at halftime. The five losses after leading the […]
Is 0-16 Possible?
Only one team in NFL history has finished a season 0-16. Misery loves company, can a team go winless and match the 2008 Detroit Lions in futility? 0-16 is possible but is it probable? Based on 10,000 simulations of the 2017 season there are eight teams that could flirt with the wrong kind of perfection. […]